Average Ambulatory Nurse Salary in California
Ambulatory nurses in California earn an average of $127,597 per year (or $61.35 per hour).
California ambulatory nurses earn 47% higher than the national average salary for ambulatory nurses, at $86,786 (or $41.72 per hour).
Ambulatory nurse salary range in California
|Annual Salary||Hourly Wage|
80% of California ambulatory nurses earn between $80,335 and $170,425.
Cost-of-living adjusted ambulatory nurse salary in California
Adjusted for cost-of-living, California ambulatory nurses earn about $115,577 per year. Cost-of-living in California is 10% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.
Ambulatory nurses salaries in other states
|Oregon||$98,307 per year|
|Massachusetts||$96,630 per year|
|Washington||$97,579 per year|
|New York||$97,052 per year|
|Nevada||$91,744 per year|
|New Jersey||$93,766 per year|
|Connecticut||$97,903 per year|
|Minnesota||$82,240 per year|
|Maryland||$84,813 per year|
|Arizona||$79,890 per year|
How much do other nurses get paid in California?
|Transport Nurse||$150,607 per year|
|Transplant Nurse||$144,331 per year|
|Fertility Nurse||$142,700 per year|
|Reproductive Nurse||$142,700 per year|
|Endoscopy Nurse||$139,102 per year|
|Womens Health Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|ENT Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|Cath Lab Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|Primary Care Nurse||$130,735 per year|
|Nurse Educator||$130,735 per year|
At a $127,597 average annual salary, ambulatory nurses in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), fertility nurses ($142,700), reproductive nurses ($142,700), endoscopy nurses ($139,102), womens health nurses ($135,964), ENT nurses ($135,964), cath lab nurses ($135,964), primary care nurses ($130,735), and nurse educators ($130,735).
More about ambulatory nurses
Ambulatory care nurses provide medical care to patients seen for follow-up treatment, observation, tests, or same-day surgeries. Ambulatory care is often described as a busy yet fun environment with less stress than acute care nurses.